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Being Poor, Feeling Poorer

Being Poor, Feeling Poorer »

Source: Being Poor, Feeling Poorer : Inequality, Poverty and Poverty Perceptions in the Western Balkans

Volume/Issue: 2016/31

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsoka Koczan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2016

ISBN: 9781475515060

Keywords: Poverty and inequality, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of, Montenegro, Serbia, Poverty measurement, Cross country analysis

Emerging Europe has undergone a major economic transformation over the past 25 years. Most countries experienced initial drops in output during transition, followed by recovery in the second half of the 1990s. The...

Public Infrastructure in the Western Balkans
			: Opportunities and Challenges

Public Infrastructure in the Western Balkans : Opportunities and Challenges »

Volume/Issue: 2018/02

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Ruben Atoyan , Dora Benedek , Ezequiel Cabezon , Jacques Miniane , Nguyen Ngoc Duy , and James Roaf

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2018

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484337189.087

ISBN: 9781484337189

Keywords: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Serbia, Infrastructure, Europe, Montenegro, Output growth, Macedonia, former Yugoslav Republic of

An assessment of public infrastructure development in the Western Balkans. The paper quantifies the large gaps across various sectors/dimensions, evaluates current infrastructure plans, and discusses funding option...

Do IMF Programs Improve Economic Governance?

Do IMF Programs Improve Economic Governance? »

Source: Do IMF Programs Improve Economic Governance?

Volume/Issue: 2008/114

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jiro Honda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2008

ISBN: 9781451869743

Keywords: Economic governance, IMF program, government effectiveness, governance indicators, good governance, dummy variables, governance indicator,

This paper examines the effects of IMF financial assistance on economic governance in developing countries, based on panel data analyses of perceived governance indicators. It uses a two-stage approach to address p...

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia »

Source: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2002/103

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 May 2002

ISBN: 9781451840889

Keywords: pension, banking, national bank, pension fund, foreign exchange

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix for the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia outlines the progress made in the fiscal area since late 2000, focusing on the overall fiscal adjustment (developments in r...

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: 2002 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, and Request for an Extended Arrangement—Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: 2002 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, and Request for an Extended Arrangement—Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia »

Source: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia : 2002 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement, and Request for an Extended Arrangement-Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Public Information Notice and Press Release on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Volume/Issue: 2002/105

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 May 2002

ISBN: 9781451840902

Keywords: debt, budget, external debt, interest, public sector

This paper assesses the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia's (FRY) 2002 Article IV Consultation, Third Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), and a Request for an Extended Arrangement. Despite the impressive achi...

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for a Waiver

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for a Waiver »

Source: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia : First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for a Waiver

Volume/Issue: 2001/176

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 October 2001

ISBN: 9781451840896

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, external debt, deficit

The government has implemented the IMF-supported program with impressive firmness and has moved quickly to adopt corrective measures as needed to ensure that it stays on track. Much has been accomplished in stabili...

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: Request for a Stand-By Arrangement

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: Request for a Stand-By Arrangement »

Source: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia : Request for a Stand-By Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2001/93

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 June 2001

ISBN: 9781451840872

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, external debt, deficit

The new government of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia has formulated and started to implement an ambitious program of stabilization and reform with impressive speed and commitment. The program provides for macro...

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: Second Review Under the Stand—By Arrangement and Modification of Performance Criteria

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: Second Review Under the Stand—By Arrangement and Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Modification of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2002/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451840858

Keywords: external debt, foreign exchange, banking, national bank, banking system

This paper highlights the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia's Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Modification of Performance Criteria. Economic activity is recovering from low levels in the Republic, whi...

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Modification of Performance Criteria

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Modification of Performance Criteria »

Source: Federal Republic of Yugoslavia : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Modification of Performance Criteria

Volume/Issue: 2002/11

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2002

ISBN: 9781451840858

Keywords: external debt, foreign exchange, banking, national bank, banking system

This paper highlights the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia's Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Modification of Performance Criteria. Economic activity is recovering from low levels in the Republic, whi...

IMF Approves US$137 Million Credit Disbursement Under Extended Arrangement with Serbia and Montenegro

IMF Approves US$137 Million Credit Disbursement Under Extended Arrangement with Serbia and Montenegro »

Source: Serbia and Montenegro : First Review Under the Extended Arrangement

Volume/Issue: 2003/151

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 June 2003

ISBN: 9781451840865

Keywords: debt, budget, interest, deficit, external debt

This paper assesses Serbia and Montenegro's First Review Under the Extended Arrangement (EA). Serbia and Montenegro's economic and policy performance has remained good under the current EA, but daunting challenges...